Thursday, April 23, 2015

DSWD-5 ties up with Sorsogon town LGU, resort owners

LEGAZPI CITY, April 23 (PNA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office V (DSWD-5) has formalized partnership through a memorandum of understanding with the local government unit (LGU) of Donsol, Sorsogon, and six Department of Tourism (DOT)-accredited beach resorts in the town to provide a sustainable livelihood to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in the municipality.

The beach resorts are Elysa, Vitton, Woodland, Dancalan, Amar Farm and AGM beach front resorts.

DSWD Bicol Regional Director Arnel B. Garcia on Thursday said the MOU signing was held recently at the Vitton Beach Resort.

The areas of cooperation among the parties include: 1) Employment of 4Ps beneficiaries/sustainable livelihood program participants in private business establishments and tourism areas; 2) Provision of areas for promotion/trade display SLP participant-made products; and, 3) Market and linkage of SLP participants produced and harvested crops.

Garcia expressed his gratitude to the LGU of Donsol and resort owners and hopes for a better partnership in the future. (PNA) FFC/FGS/EMC/CBD